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1979 Southern California Trojans Stats

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Record: 11-0-1, .958 W-L% (2nd of 140) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Pac-10  ▪ Conference Record: 6-0-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Robinson (11-0-1)

PS/G: 32.4 (6th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 14.2 (29th of 140)
SRS: 23.95 (1st of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.62 (13th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 17-16 versus Ohio State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 14.5 23.4 61.9 193.9 1.6 51.8 277.3 5.4 2.6
Defense 12 14.6 29.3 49.7 207.2 0.8 39.8 126.0 3.2 0.8
Difference -0.1 -5.9 +12.2 -13.3 +0.8 +12.0 +151.3 +2.2 +1.8

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Paul McDonald 164 264 62.1 2223 8.4 8.8 18 6 150.8
2 Scott Tinsley 6 10 60.0 83 8.3 10.3 1 0 162.7
3 Charles White 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Charles White 332 2050 6.2 19 22 145 6.6 0 354 2195 6.2 19
2 Marcus Allen 114 649 5.7 8 22 314 14.3 0 136 963 7.1 8
3 Michael Hayes 64 348 5.4 1 8 49 6.1 0 72 397 5.5 1
4 Paul McDonald 34 -74 -2.2 0 34 -74 -2.2 0
5 Michael Harper 29 174 6.0 3 29 174 6.0 3
6 Anthony Gibson 17 112 6.6 0 17 112 6.6 0
7 Doug MacKenzie 11 51 4.6 0 3 15 5.0 0 14 66 4.7 0
8 Paul DiLulo 8 27 3.4 0 8 27 3.4 0
9 Kevin Williams 3 11 3.7 0 25 491 19.6 8 28 502 17.9 8
10 Ricky Johnson 1 5 5.0 0 1 5 5.0 0
11 Dan Garcia 29 492 17.0 3 29 492 17.0 3
12 Ray Butler 23 337 14.7 0 23 337 14.7 0
13 Hoby Brenner 21 271 12.9 2 21 271 12.9 2
14 Vic Rakhshani 8 70 8.8 4 8 70 8.8 4
15 James Hunter 7 48 6.9 1 7 48 6.9 1
16 Malcolm Moore 4 75 18.8 0 4 75 18.8 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Ronnie Lott 3 76 25.3 1
2 Dennis Smith 3 96 32.0 0
3 Herb Ward 3 47 15.7 1
4 Jeff Fisher 2 3 1.5 0
5 Dennis Johnson 2 53 26.5 0
6 Mike McDonald 2 12 6.0 0
7 Chip Banks 1 0 0.0 0
8 Joey Browner 1 22 22.0 0
9 Steve Busick 1 0 0.0 0
10 Marc Mitchell 1 2 2.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Ray Butler 16 285 17.8 0 22 303 13.8 1
2 Michael Hayes 9 206 22.9 0 1 8 8.0 0
3 Marcus Allen 3 46 15.3 0
4 Ricky Johnson 1 15 15.0 0
5 Michael Harper 1 13 13.0 0
6 Doug MacKenzie 1 0 0.0 0
7 Jeff Fisher 2 6 3.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Eric Hipp 49 50 98.0 6 15 40.0 67
2 Rob Kerr 2 3 66.7
3 Dave Pryor 42 1542 36.7
4 John Perry 1 27 27.0